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Diving Resorts in Riviera Maya

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Iberostar Paraiso Lindo (Playa Paraiso) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Family
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#4 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
7 travelers mentioned "diving place" and "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "The waives were so high that the diving place kept all their boats on the beach. It got pretty cold towards the end of our stay--the 20th of December to the point where we..."
  • "difficult case .... :) I definitely recommend this place to anyone interested in diving lessons in a wonderful and friendly enviroment!..."
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Barcelo Maya Beach (Puerto Aventuras) 3.0 of 5
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#6 of 15 hotels in Puerto Aventuras
11 travelers mentioned "diving" and "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
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El Dorado Seaside Suites, by Karisma (Puerto Aventuras) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner All-Inclusive (2013) | Romance Special Price Up to 32% Off + Credit
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#1 of 15 hotels in Puerto Aventuras
5 travelers mentioned "diving place" and "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "You can borrow it from the diving place but they won't lend it out when it's choppy. In fact while we were there they only had the yellow flag out for one day because currents in..."
  • "There is a varied amount of fish and sealife, but I have been spoiled by diving in the Maldives, but it is well worth taking the time to do - and the hotel offers a free snorkel..."
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Iberostar Tucan Hotel (Playa del Carmen) 3.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner All-Inclusive
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#29 of 197 hotels in Playa del Carmen
9 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
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Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya (Playa del Carmen) 4.0 of 5 Special Offer Summer Special Offer
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#38 of 197 hotels in Playa del Carmen
4 travelers mentioned "scuba diving place" and "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
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#15 of 20 hotels in Akumal
12 travelers mentioned "diving" and "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "I found this resort is excellent for snorkeling and diving. The snorkeling starts right at the beach. There are a lot of colourful fishes and beautiful corals. I was following sea..."
  • "Here in Alberta we would pay $100+ to see shows like this (Stage West). I also used the scuba diving services offered at this resort. The diving was a 2 minute boat ride from..."
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#12 of 20 hotels in Akumal
11 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "Victor and Polly especially were amazing, I highly recommend them for any diving you want to do. Upshot: I have no tan, other than my face and hands, but the guys at the dive hut..."
  • "Booked diving and a half-day to Coba on site, all good, professional, always 'as advertised.' Any downsides? The place is big, and Mexico is definitely on the other side of..."
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The Royal Playa del Carmen (Playa del Carmen) 4.5 of 5
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#11 of 197 hotels in Playa del Carmen
21 travelers mentioned "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "They have their own diving pool at the resort, so we were able to practice in complete safety until we had the basics. We took the ferry over to Cozumel the next day with a group..."
  • "My husband and his friend went scuba diving for the day in Cozumel after getting lessons at the resort. They both truly enjoyed this experience. I enjoyed being able to walk out..."
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Catalonia Playa Maroma (Playa Maroma) 3.5 of 5 Special Rate Free Lobster dinner
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#4 of 5 hotels in Playa Maroma
5 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
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#9 of 20 hotels in Akumal
8 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "The beaches were amazing and free swimming with turtles at Akumal and cave diving in the cenotes were Our high lights, we travel the Caribbean a lot And make a point of not..."
  • "else was very good. The spa was super! We enjoyed the fitness room and diving into the hydrotherapy pool. Take advantage of the free fitness room complete with all of..."
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Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun (Playa Maroma) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner All-Inclusive (2013) | Romance | Top Hotels | Luxury Special Offer Hot Hot Hot Savings!
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#1 of 5 hotels in Playa Maroma
6 travelers mentioned "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "My husband also did scuba diving,(at the resort) cost of $100 for the course and a 45 minutes dive. He was alone with the dive master his name is Sergio, if you dive with him you..."
  • "There is the option to also go scuba diving to the reef that is 10 mins away by boat from the hotel, but I didn’t do it. If you are into diving, I would highly recommend going to..."
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Excellence Riviera Cancun (Puerto Morelos) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner All-Inclusive (2013) | Romance Special Price Up to 30% off room rate
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#4 of 23 hotels in Puerto Morelos
16 travelers mentioned "scuba diving" and "diving" when describing this hotel.
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#2 of 3 hotels in Xpuha
7 travelers mentioned "scuba diving" and "diving" when describing this hotel.
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Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso (Playa Paraiso) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner All-Inclusive (2013) | Romance | Top Hotels | Luxury
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#1 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
3 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
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Valentin Imperial Maya (Playa del Secreto) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner All-Inclusive
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#1 of 1 hotels in Playa del Secreto
7 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "We snorkeling in three places for 1 hour each, including a cenote that had a zip-line and diving perch and the cave. The cave was our favorite and they have a professional..."
  • "Puerto Morelos was about 15USD away and there's good snorkeling and diving there with several dive shops. All in all this resort was amazing and we’re considering returning next..."
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#5 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
6 travelers mentioned "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "A man on the same tour that went scuba diving said it was the best dive he had done and he had been on around 15 dives. I loved the pool at the resort and this is where we..."
  • "Nice place to relax, a lot of fun, beautiful place, scuba diving, entertainment +++++..."
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Rosewood Mayakoba (Playa del Carmen) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Luxury | Top Hotels | Romance | Service Special Offer Book Now
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#1 of 197 hotels in Playa del Carmen
3 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "On our way back to our room one day, we saw a baby crocodile and we saw these diving ducks that were incredible. I loved this place. Here is what I did not like: 1. The food was..."
  • "We never once saw housekeeping anywhere on the property, but our room was always spotless when we returned from the pool, beach or diving. Same goes for the nightly turndown..."
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Iberostar Paraiso Maya (Playa Paraiso) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Family
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#6 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
5 travelers mentioned "scuba diving" and "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "The resort had a lot of activities including sailing, in the pool scuba diving, volleyball (on beach and in pool), basketball, tennis, archery and much more. The restaurants had a..."
  • "We also went diving & snorkelling in Cozumel (half hour ferry ride from Playa Del Carmen) so I would recommend a visit there too :-) The Entertainment is awesome at the Hotel too..."
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Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun (Puerto Morelos) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner All-Inclusive Special Offer Hot Hot Hot Savings!
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#2 of 23 hotels in Puerto Morelos
7 travelers mentioned "diving" and "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "there than using the Aquaworld group at the hotel, thought my boyfriend did get his diving certificate with them while we were there), we never left the resort. We just chilled by..."
  • "You can also go scuba diving from the resort. I noticed they were also giving scuba lessons. Day Entertainment The entertainment staff provides daily entertainment, however if..."
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Iberostar Paraiso Beach (Playa Paraiso) 3.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Family
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#7 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
6 travelers mentioned "diving" and "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
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#10 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
3 travelers mentioned "scuba diving" and "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "Everyone else enjoyed the resort's golf course and shuttled excursions to more scuba diving, the big Mayan temple nearby, Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, etc. I can't wait to go back..."
  • "It paid for itself in the savings from booking all our trips to the ruins, swimming in the cenotes, diving, snorkeling, etc. which were all much more from the resort. The..."
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#6 of 20 hotels in Akumal
14 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "After more than a dozen stays at this hotel, it remains my favorite in the Riviera Maya, not only because of the excellent diving, but because of the excellent service, atmosphere..."
  • "My husband did diving from the resort and went on a shark dive which he loved. Has a great DVD of the dive. Saw lots of sea life, turtles. My only negative about the resort is..."
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#3 of 20 hotels in Akumal
11 travelers mentioned "scuba diving" and "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "We also took a boat trip to snorkel with the turtles in Akumal Bay - the highlight of our trip - WOW! We took a scuba diving lesson in the pool at the resort - and now we have to..."
  • "We recommend also the diving experience accessible from the hotel. The Cenotes dive was the most memorable and impressive (you must take one local dive first). We found the..."
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Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita (Puerto Morelos) 5.0 of 5 Special Offer Hot Hot Hot Savings!
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#5 of 23 hotels in Puerto Morelos
2 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
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#4 of 20 hotels in Akumal
4 travelers mentioned "diving" and "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
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Aventura Spa Palace (Puerto Aventuras) 4.5 of 5
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#12 of 15 hotels in Puerto Aventuras
3 travelers mentioned "scuba diving" and "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "Over the two weeks we went scuba diving with the resort-recommended dive shop 5-10 minutes away, which was also excellent, had spa treatments and just lounged around. The shows were..."
  • "I truly recommend diving with them. The staff at the hydrotherapy room are always attentive. Tahir was frequently bringing me towels and drinks. I took part in the Temazcal spa..."
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#7 of 20 hotels in Akumal
6 travelers mentioned "diving" and "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "My husband and I spend most of our time off the resort exploring and diving, so most of the activities and shows are lost on us. So if it was just the two of us we would probably..."
  • "Misc- I went scuba diving with the Scuba Caribe there at the hotel. Was a wonderful experience- would recommend. We also took a collectivo (wait right outside the hotel) down to..."
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Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe (Puerto Aventuras) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Family
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#4 of 15 hotels in Puerto Aventuras
12 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "Palace, did wonder if it as also down to cultural background? We had spent a week diving on Cozumel - hotel tho labelled 4 star (wasnt) had a superb Dive House (look up the brand..."
  • "We usually take excursions off resorts to go snorkelling and diving. It wasn't needed here though...the snorkelling was THAT good right at the resort! We swam with lovely sea..."
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Royal Hideaway Playacar (Playa del Carmen) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner All-Inclusive Special Price Rates from $217!
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#13 of 197 hotels in Playa del Carmen
8 travelers mentioned "diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "skills. There is no way we could have had a better diving experience!! We would definitely return to the resort for a relaxing vacation!..."
  • "There is a dive school in the hotel which is mainly set up for shallow beginner diving. They were OK but I wouldn't strongly recommend them for more experienced divers looking for a..."
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#6 of 23 hotels in Puerto Morelos
3 travelers mentioned "diving" and "scuba diving" when describing this hotel.
  • "With that in the back of my mind we took a late booking to the Sensatori as we thought the weather, beach, snorkelling & diving would compensate for the accommodation. How wrong I..."
  • "Great service all around.Plus the scuba diving near this resort was very nice and close. This resort is a family resort with adults only section. We both love kids so it wasn't..."
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